Tufts University Commentary

Dead Elephants

The GOP is intellectually adrift and lacks a foreign-policy strategy. While Democrats may be inclined to gloat, the absence of a serious debate on international affairs is bad for the country.

Legal Tyranny

Why are lawyers getting all the good foreign-policy jobs in Obama’s administration?

Wonkish Ambitions

Update that résumé—with a shift of power in Washington, it’s time for some new faces in foreign policy. Let the clawing begin.

Report and Retort: The Real Democracy Myth

In his article, "The Democracy Crusade Myth," Thomas Carothers underestimates the importance of democracy promotion in the Bush Doctrine.

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April 18, 2014